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Posted on: August 17, 2018

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Have you ever used the word stale to describe government?  Old ways of thinking, mundane daily operations, and out-of-date policies and procedures are ways government can bring this reputation upon itself.  Even in this day and age, citi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Modesto and the Bay-Delta Plan

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The City of Modesto has historically been considered a model of success in maintaining its “water wealth” through the use of reservoir storage and dams. What Modesto residents may not know, however, is our access to water is at risk of...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Modesto's Fire Season Heating Up

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The California fire season started early and remains fierce.  The state is now considering the longer fire seasons as the “new norm,” and we should expect extreme fire conditions each and every year due to changes in our climate, extreme bug kill...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Modesto CARES

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As uncomfortable as it may be, homelessness is part of the story in this great City of Modesto, and the overall number of those experiencing homelessness in this state is growing.  Out of the 134,278 recorded homeless in California, the Central V...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

New Watering Schedule Effective April 1st

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Starting April 1, water customers in Modesto, Salida, and Empire will move to a three-day weekly watering schedule.  Customers in Turlock, Grayson, Ceres Walnut Manor, and Del Rio will remain on a continuous two-day schedule.  This water...

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